Setting a default browser

Larry Howe larry.howe at
Wed Jan 26 02:07:51 GMT 2005

On Tuesday 25 January 2005 09:34, Carl William Spitzer IV wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 17:06, Justin Denick wrote:
> > Which conf file would best be suited for setting firefox as my default
> > browser in KDE 3.2.3?
> > Or is there a GUI I'm just not seeing?
> In Suse for the last two versions 9.1 and 9.2 I just found out which
> browser it used by goind online then I cheated.
> I used which to find it and as root backed up that file and created a
> symbolic link of the same name to my preferred browser.
> Same thing if you want to test a beta of OOo or some other and keep the
> current in place.  I just did this with gpg because the updated version
> is a tar file.
> Remember in linux there are usually 6 ways to do something.

Another way to do it would be to go KControl / KDE Components / File 
Associations / html and then change the Application Preference Order to put 
your desired browser at the top of the list.

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